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Bank of Mexico boosts its holdings of gold

May 4, 2011
The Bank of Mexico bought nearly 100 metric tons of gold recently. It usually holds most of its reserves in U.S. dollar-denominated investments.
Posted In: Mexico

US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...
Posted In: drones, Japan, Mexico, military, Transportation, world

Mexican workers fight to get wages paid back to them

Mar 15, 2011
Some 'braceros' have been waiting more than 50 years for payments promised to them by the Mexican government after legally working jobs in the U.S.
Posted In: Law, Mexico

Program in Mexico helps families make better choices

Mar 8, 2011
A government program named Oportunidades offers Mexican families small financial rewards for meeting certain obligations, like getting kids regular medical check-ups or keeping them in school.
Posted In: Mexico

Fraudulent labor recruiters dupe Mexican migrants

Feb 18, 2011
It's estimated that poor Mexican workers have invested more than $2 million in U.S. jobs that don't exist.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs, Mexico

Mexicans working legally in the U.S. face challenges

Feb 14, 2011
Over 150,000 Mexicans come to the U.S. to work legal, temporary jobs each year. Hear how the guest worker system looks from the other side of the border.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs, Mexico

Postcard from Monterrey, Mexico

Feb 2, 2011
This restaurant in Monterrey, Mexico, specializes in BBQ goat and fresh blood soup. Monterrey -- Mexico's third largest city -- looks a lot like...
Posted In: drugs, Mexico, violence

In Riviera Maya, tourism may be hurting the attraction

Jan 15, 2011
Tourism along Mexico's coast is expected to grow in 2011. It's helping the country's suffering economy, but continued development may also be hurting the area's main attraction: the coral reef and beaches. Eve Troeh reports on how the government is trying to respond.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

Mexico's job industry is growing stronger

Jan 5, 2011
The recession in the U.S has forced many Mexican migrants to return back home. In turn, the Mexican economy has gotten stronger, workers are getting paid better and unemployment rates have leveled off. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Mexico

Juarez businessmen find peace of mind across the border

Dec 3, 2010
Several Juarez businessmen have moved their businesses across the border to El Paso, Texas, to escape the drug violence. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe takes a look at a what benefits and challenges the business owners have.
Posted In: Mexico, Small Business

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